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School trips and educational visits

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Last updated on 8 June 2017
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What is governors' role in educational visits? One of our experts outlines the governing board's responsibilities regarding school trips and advises on policies and codes of conduct for off-site visits. We also relay guidance on approving school trips and on who is liable if something goes wrong.

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  1. 1 Role of the governing board
  2. 2 Approving trips and visits
  3. 3 Liability if something goes wrong
  4. 4 Policies covering off-site visits 
  5. 5 Code of conduct for visits
  6. 6 Who can lead an educational visit?
  7. 7 Can governors attend educational visits?

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